For engineers, compressed air is such an important resource that it is often cited as the fourth utility in industry – after electricity, water and gas. Studies estimate that ten per cent of all industrial energy is used just to compress air.
By following along, you can be confident in designing and building an air purification system that exactly matches the needs of the task at hand with no frills.
If you are looking to start your journey, or expand your knowledge on this topic, you can take a look at our expert report about compressed air quality. Otherwise, if you are willing to design the most suitable air treatment system for your process, then our air treatment guide is the best tool for you.
By Axel Delsaux, Product Marketing, SMC France
Dew point can be an overwhelming term, but put simply, it is the temperature at which water becomes visible. The water droplets that you can see in your cold drink derive from the dew point.
By Andy Still, Industry Projects Manager, Energy, Europe
The subject is more than serious. Pneumatic equipment accounts for about 20% of all factory power consumption and there is a proven way to improve energy efficiency: reduce the operating pressure. SMC explains how companies can achieve this objective and thus fall in line with manufacturing’s most important current trend.